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Ranching vs. Prison Work (Clip 2 of 3)

In the second clip associated with the Prison Town, USA lesson plan, Frank Ferris, a fifth-generation rancher living in Susanville, explains that ranching can't sustain his family. For the past 22 years he's been working as a correctional officer in the prisons. Students should think about the factors they use to choose their own jobs, and compare the factors that Frank is basing his decisions on.